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: For Schools and Colleges

9.15 Middle School Physics: Mechanical Waves
Shown on Monday
(Repeated on Friday next week)

9.38 Primary School Mathematics: How Many?
Introduced by Jim Boucher.
(Repeated on Thursday)

10.0-10.20 Discovering Science: Air and Breathing
(Shown on Monday)


Presenter (Primary School Mathematics): Jim Boucher
Producer (Primary School Mathematics): Peter Weiss

: For Schools and Colleges

11.0 Watch!: A Farm: Cows
Introduced by Rosanne Harvey.
(Repeated on Thursday)

11.18 Going to Work: Getting a Job
(Shown on Monday)

11.40 Making Music
Introduced by Julian Smith
with children from Latchmere Junior School, Kingston, Surrey.
(Repeated on Friday)

12.5-12.25 Mathematics in Action: Statistical Inference
Introduced by Stewart Gartside.


Presenter (Watch!): Rosanne Harvey
Producer (Watch!): Helen Nicoll
Presenter (Making Music): Julian Smith
Producer (Making Music): Moyra Gambleton
Producer (Making Music): John Hosier
Presenter (Mathematics in Action): Stewart Gartside
Producer (Mathematics in Action): Edward Goldwyn

: Alaw Ac Olwen

A programme of light music.
(First shown on BBC Wales)
(Crystal Palace, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Wenvoe West)

: The News; Weather Man

Graham Parker
(to 13.33)


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: For Schools and Colleges: Look and Read: The Lost Treasure: Part 1

by Joy Thwaytes
Introduced by Tom Gibbs
with Jean Anderson, Veronica Purnell, Stephen Leigh
(to 14.25)


Writer: Joy Thwaytes
Presenter: Tom Gibbs
Producer: Claire Chovil
Miss Brown: Jean Anderson
Carol: Veronica Purnell
Bob: Stephen Leigh

: Pogles' Wood: 12: Roundabouts


Voices: Olwen Griffiths
Voices: Steve Woodman
Voices/Script and production: Oliver Postgate
Puppets and pictures: Peter Firmin
Music: Vernon Elliott

: The Range Rider

A film series.
Range Rider and his young friend, Dick West, fight for justice against the lawlessness of the early West.


The Range Rider: Jack Mahoney
Dick: Dick Jones

: Tom Tom

Introduced by Norman Tozer.
A topical magazine programme about people, places, events, ideas, and inventions with John Earle and Janet Kelly including a report on the Canadian Grand Prix by Jeremy Carrad and Rex Hays.
From the South and West


Presenter: Norman Tozer
Presenter: John Earle
Presenter: Janet Kelly
Presenter: Jeremy Carrad
Presenter: Rex Hays
Director: Barry Paine
Producer: Lawrence Wade

: Hector's House

The varied adventures of Hector the Dog and Zaza the Cat not forgetting next-door-neighbour Mrs. Kiki Frog.

: The News and The Weather Man

Graham Parker


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Town and Around

Introduced by John Edmunds.


Presenter: John Edmunds

: The Time Tunnel: Kill Two by Two

An adventure into the fourth dimension.
with James Darren as Dr. Tony Newman, Robert Colbert as Dr. Doug Phillips
This week: To the past of 1945 and an island in the Pacific


Dr. Tony Newman: James Darren
Dr. Doug Phillips: Robert Colbert
Dr. Ann MacGregor: Lee Meriwether
Lt.-Gen. Heywood Kirk: Whit Bissell
Dr. Raymond Swain: John Zaremba
Lieut. Nakamura: Mako
Sgt. Itsugi: Kam Tong
Dr. Nakamura: Phillip Ahn
Marine Sgt.: Brent Davis

: Z Cars: More Ways of Killing the Cat: Part 2

by David Ellis
Starring James Ellis, John Slater, John Woodvine
with Paul Angelis, Ron Davies, Bernard Holley


Writer: David Ellis
Script editor: Barry Thomas
Designer: Tim Harvey
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: Paddy Russell
Det.-Insp. Witty: John Woodvine
Det.-Sgt. Stone: John Slater
W.P.C. Parkin: Pauline Taylor
Sgt. Lynch: James Ellis
P.C. Roach: Ron Davies
P.C. Bannerman: Paul Angelis
Syd Maggs: Dlckie Owen
P.C. Newcombe: Bernard Holley
Phillip Harvey: Brian Jackson
Mary Darwin: Antonia Pemberton
Roy Darwin: Edward Cast
Chalky White: Paul Thompson
Warder: Desmond Cullum-Jones

: News Headlines

: Comedy Tonight: Father's Little Dividend

A season of comedy films with the great laughter-makers.
[Starring] Spencer Tracy
with Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Bennett
and Don Taylor, Billie Burke

Spencer Tracy as father of the bride suffers further hilarious humiliation in the process of becoming a grandfather. He finds it difficult to separate the image of being a grandparent from that of age and senility, and his life is further complicated by rivalry with the paternal grandparents-to-be. And when the 'happy event' happens, the infant seems to take an instant dislike to him.


Screenplay: Albert Hackett
Screenplay: Frances Goodrich
Producer: Pandro S. Berman
Director: Vincente Minelli
Stanley Banks: Spencer Tracy
Ellie Banks: Joan Bennett
Kay Dunstan: Elizabeth Taylor
Buckley Dunstan: Don Taylor
Doris Dunstan: Billie Burke
Herbert Dunstan: Moroni Olsen
Police Sergeant: Richard Rober
Delilah: Marietta Canty
Tommy Banks: Rusty Tamblyn

: The News

with Robert Langley
followed by The Weather


Newsreader: Robert Langley

: The Great Fish Muddle: Tuesday's Documentary

A film about an industry that didn't want to change.
Many trawlers are old-fashioned
Trawlermen work in conditions illegal on land
The industry spends over £100,000,000 a year on foreign fish
It pulps British fish into cattle food
Over 400 protection societies defend the status quo
...and 1968 has been a doleful year. Trawlers lost at sea, trawlers laid up, trawlermen laid off. Fishing is - in every sense - in deep water.
See page 31


Produced and narrated by: Roger Mills

: The Sandie Shaw Supplement: 3: Salt, Pepper, and a Touch of Garlic

Starring Sandie Shaw with the music of the Continent.
One highlight tonight is Sandie singing a multi-lingual version of her famous 'Puppet on a String'.
Special guest star from Italy, Tony Renis
Los Danzantes


Singer: Sandie Shaw
Singer: Tony Renis
Guests: Los Danzantes
Choreography: Gary Cockrell
Vocal backing: The Tears of Joy
Musical Director/Musical Arrangements: Kenny Woodman
Musical Arrangements: Anthony King
Designer: John Burrowes
Producer: Mel Cornish

: Twenty-Four Hours

A quick look at the news of the day and a longer look at what matters with Kenneth Allsop and Michael Barratt, Ian Trethowan, Robert McKenzie
with on-the-spot reports by Fyfe Robertson, Julian Pettifer, David Lomax, Philip Tibenham, Denis Tuohy, Linda Blandford.


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Ian Trethowan
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: David Lomax.
Reporter: Philip Tibenham
Reporter: Denis Tuohy
Reporter: Linda Blandford
Assistant Editor: John Dekker
Assistant Editor: Peter Pagnamenta
Editor: Anthony Whitby

: Contrasts: The Gentle Art of Making Enemies: Whistler v. Ruskin 1878

Written by Robert Hewison.
A series of music and arts features.
[Starring] Michael Gough as Ruskin, Al Mancini as Whistler, Patrick Barr as the Law, Hugh Dickson as Burne-Jones, Oliver Ford-Davies as Boughton, Raymond Mason as Coutts Lindsay, Felicity Devonshire as the Model, Walter Swash as the Picture Porter, Roland Oliver as the Servant

"I have seen, and heard, much of cockney impudence before now; but never expected to hear a coxcomb ask two hundred guineas for flinging a pot of paint in the public's face."
John Ruskin wrote this in 1877 of the avant-garde paintings of James McNeill Whistler. Ruskin was the art pundit of his time - perhaps of all times. And when Whistler took him to law over his remarks both men hoped the clash would be a major landmark in the history of art. Things did not turn out quite as they expected.
Narrated by the actors.


Writer: Robert Hewison
Producer: Leslie Megahey
Ruskin: Michael Gough
Whistler: Al Mancini
The Law: Patrick Barr
Burne-Jones: Hugh Dickson
Boughton: Oliver Ford-Davies
Coutts Lindsay: Raymond Mason
The Model: Felicity Devonshire
The Picture Porter: Walter Swash
The Servant: Roland Oliver

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